Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sweeney, Coombs & Fredericks Building - Historic Plaque with background info

Sweeney, Combs, Fredericks Building with Harris County Administration Bldg behind it

Sweeney, Combs & Fredericks Building - Historical building of architectural significance and endearing as well as enduring beauty on Main Street, with Thai Restaurant currently operating in corner retail space at street level.

Looking East on Congress Ave from Travis Street: Sweeney, Combs & Fredericks Bldg at center,
dome of  1910 Harris County Courthouse behind it

Texas Historical Commission Marker provides background information on this picturesque Downtown landmark with bay windows and turret.

Mosaic marker on pavement points way to erstwhile shoeshine station that no longer exists.

Shoe Shine marker on sidewalk pavement at Sweeney Building